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This category relates to all things to do with parks in Preston including Avenham and Miller Park, Ashton Park, Haslam Park, Moor Park and others

Man stabbed in chest at entrance to Miller Park

A police cordon remains in place in West Cliff Pic: Blog Preston A man has been stabbed in the chest near Avenham and Miller Park. Preston Police have closed off the entrance to the park from West Cliff. A police presence has […]

1 month ago
Man’s walk around Avenham and Miller Parks ‘spoiled’ by overflowing rubbish

Every bin in Avenham and Miller Parks was overflowing with rubbish. Pic: Daniel Thompson A man’s walk around Avenham and Miller Parks has been ‘spoiled’ at the weekend by overflowing rubbish. Daniel Thompson, who lives in Preston, went for a stroll on Sunday afternoon […]

1 month ago
Excitement builds as Old Tram Bridge replacement work officially begins

At the Old Tram Bridge on 16 May Work has officially begun on the replacement of Preston’s Old Tram Bridge. Blog Preston attended as key stakeholders including councillors, engineers and architect John Bridge gathered at the site today […]

1 month ago
Moor Park drug dealing crackdown sees five arrests made after police chase ends in a bush

Looking across Moor Park Pic: Lisa Brown A police crackdown on drug dealing in Preston’s largest park has seen five arrests made. Two men and three teenagers were arrested by Preston Police during an operation on Moor […]

1 month ago
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BBC Radio 2 In The Park expected to be ‘multi-million pound boost’ for Preston

BBC presenter Richie Anderson in Moor Park to announce the festival Pic: BBC The return of a major BBC-backed music festival to the city could be worth a £4million pound shot in the arm, according to business groups. BBC Radio 2 In The […]

2 months ago
‘Drainage concerns’ and ‘fabulous facilities’ – reaction to Ashton Park sports hub approval

Residents opposed to the redevelopment of Ashton Park in Preston say their collective voice has been given “less weight” than organisations that were consulted over the project. They were reacting […]

2 months ago
Controversial Ashton Park plans clear final hurdle in being granted planning permission

Ashton Park sports hub/community building Controversial plans to install a 3G football pitch and build a new sports pavilion on Preston’s Ashton Park have cleared their final hurdle after being granted planning permission. The facilities […]

2 months ago
BBC Radio 2 In The Park festival tickets bagged during live Preston broadcast

Richie with his I heart Preston hoodie in Deepdale with the Radio 2 ticket winners Pic: BBC Forty early-rising Prestonians were able to get their hands on tickets for BBC Radio 2 In The Park festival. Presenter Richie Anderson broadcast live from Moor Park and Deepdale Stadium […]

2 months ago
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